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La Plata Campus
301-934-7888
Ext. 7909

Leonardtown Campus
240-725-5333
Ext. 5333

Prince Frederick Campus
443-550-6033
Ext. 6033

Contact

La Plata Campus
301-934-7888
Ext. 7909

Leonardtown Campus
240-725-5333
Ext. 5333

Prince Frederick Campus
443-550-6033
Ext. 6033


 

Emergency Procedures

Are you ready?

The safety of the College of Southern Maryland community during an emergency is predicated on advance planning, as well as building awareness about how the plans will be implemented. Students, faculty, staff and visitors will be better prepared in an emergency if they know how the College will respond, where they can find information, and what they should do.

Key to that awareness is good communication. This site contains essential tools for sharing plans and providing relevant information in case an emergency arises at the College of Southern Maryland or in the surrounding area.

News

CSM Moves to Opt-Out Emergency Notification System

To ensure that immediate notifications regarding college-related emergencies are received by credit students, staff and faculty members, effective immediately, CSM will automatically register these individuals for emergency notifications.

CSM utilizes the e2campus service for emergency notifications, sending college-related emergency messages to cell phones via text message. In the past, the college operated the emergency notification system under what is known as an Opt-In system meaning that individuals had to register themselves in order to receive these notifications.

Effective immediately, CSM will be moving to an Opt-Out system which means that credit students, staff and faculty will be automatically enrolled to receive emergency notification messages via text messaging. Staff and faculty members need not do anything to receive text messages as the information will be pulled from employee records within Colleague. This information will be reviewed and updated every 24 hours to include newly enrolled students and employee changes.

Click here to learn more.

Reminder: Prohibited Devices on Campus

As we welcome everyone back from winter break, we wanted to take a moment to remind the campus community about prohibited devices. Under the Student Code of Conduct skateboards and other similar devices, such as hoverboards, are prohibited at all campus locations.

The safety and security of the campus community is of the utmost concern to the College. With reports of some hoverboards catching fire and causing injuries and structure fires, it is unclear how safe these devices are at this time. Students should leave these types of devices at home before arriving to campus for classes.

Additional information on prohibited items and devices can be found within the Student Code of Conduct.

We wish everyone a safe and successful spring semester.

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Emergency Operations Plan

The College of Southern Maryland's Emergency Operations Plan identifies the College's emergency planning, organization, and response policies and procedures. The plan also addresses the integration and coordination with other governmental levels when required.

This plan is based on...

A Message from Dr. Brad Gottfried

The CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried has an important message about emergency preparedness.

Public Safety

Public Safety Crew

Crime prevention is everyone's responsibility. Please take a few minutes to review some crime prevention tips.

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